Venue Name: The Rectory Hotel
Location: Cotswolds, Wiltshire
What type of wedding venue is The Rectory Hotel?
The Rectory Hotel is a boutique country house wedding venue with a relaxed hotel environment, available for exclusive hire and ready to cater to your every need.
Who works at The Rectory Hotel?
We are a young enthusiastic team led by our two hands-on owners, Jonathan Barry and Julian Muggridge, with our Operations Director Jenna Tomblin and Events Manager Charlotte de Vries to oversee the planning and on the day co-ordination of your wedding with us.
Is The Rectory Hotel licensed for wedding ceremonies?
Yes, we can seat up to 65 people for a wedding ceremony in our lovely garden room, the Conservatory.
What can a couple expect from having their wedding at The Rectory Hotel?
We specialise in offering completely unique wedding days tailored to you, with our full-time Wedding Co-ordinator on hand, who will liaise with you from booking to ensuring the day runs perfectly. You can truly shape all that The Rectory has to offer in order to meet your requirements for your perfect wedding day. With a personal point of contact all your needs and those of your guests can be catered for running up to and on the day of your wedding.
What is the capacity for wedding receptions at The Rectory Hotel?
We can seat up to 60 people in our wood panelled Dining Room, but we also offer the option for up to 120 with a marquee; we can be flexible on the size of reception.
Do you offer exclusive use?
Yes, all weddings with us for over 30 guests take sole use of the property and bedrooms.
Does The Rectory Hotel have its own caterers or can couples choose to bring in their own?
All catering is done in house by our fantastic team of chefs who are passionate about local, seasonal produce.
What would a typical wedding breakfast at The Rectory Hotel be?
- To Start: Crab Ravioli, Micro Herb Salad, Sauce Vierge Dressing
- Main Course: Roasted Breast of Barbury Duck, Caramelized Red Cabbage, Fondant Potato, Honey Scented Sauce
- To Finish: Orange Chocolate Terrine, Orange Popping Candy, Peach Sorbet
What type of packages are available at The Rectory Hotel?
We do not offer set packages as we feel they can restrict couples or force them into things they don’t want or need, so we just have a set exclusive use/hire fee, and then tailor pricing from there on. All elements of the day are planned with and by the couple so tailored to their every requirement.
What do you think is the best thing about having a wedding at The Rectory Hotel?
The friendly, accommodating staff, and the feeling of it being your own big house party in the country for the weekend, allowing you to host your perfect day.
How many rooms does The Rectory Hotel have for guests to stay in?
12 double bedrooms, all en suites, and there is also great local accommodation and the ability to sleep another 30 guests within walking distance.
How many weddings does The Rectory Hotel hold per year on average?
Is The Rectory Hotel’s wedding co-ordinator available on the day of the wedding?
Yes, our on-site co-ordinator is here to meet and discuss any element of the day with you, then oversee the running and co-ordination on the day itself.
What is your top tip for choosing the perfect wedding venue?
Pick somewhere you feel 100% comfortable, whether walking around in your slippers or wedding dress! You are there to have fun and if you are not comfortable it will show on the day.